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Sporting Event, Sat 7 Mar 2020, free entry

BIG YELLOW MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE - The Lakes 3000's!

BIG YELLOW MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE - The Lakes 3000's!

Don't miss out on this opportunity to see the lofty heights of the stunning Lake District and raise money for a fantastic cause!

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BIG YELLOW MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE - The Lakes 3000's!

Take on all 4 of England's mountains over 3000ft in 12 hrs all in aid of raising funds for the incredible Children's Liver Disease Foundation, a cause close to the hearts of Becki & Dan at INTO THE OUTSIDE.

CLDF is fighting childhood liver disease by providing information, emotional support, research funds and a voice for all affected. To read more about them please visit: https://childliverdisease.org/

All these mountain giants lie in the Lake District National Park, their summits include: Skiddaw (3,054ft), Helvellyn (3,117ft), Scafell (3,162ft) and Scafell Pike (3,209ft) which we'll aim to tackle in 12hrs walking time or less!

The Lakes 3000s is a major undertaking involving some 8,500ft of ascent, 24 kilometres of walking over difficult terrain and exposure to the mountain elements for an extended period of time. It's a challenge that will test mental and physical resolve especially since this is an event that we usually run in the summer months so we'll have much less daylight and possible some chilly walking conditions!

Challengers will tackle the challenge in 3 stages (driving between the start points for each stage)

Scafell Pike/Scafell Stage – 10km/approx 5 hours
Skiddaw Stage – 10km/approx 4 hours
Helvellyn Stage – 4km/approx 3 hours

?We are encouraging people to enter as individuals who will take on all 3 stages or teams of 3 (where each team member does one of the 3 stages). It will be an early 5am start on the Saturday so participants will need to stay locally in Cumbria on the Friday night. We'll aim to be down from our final mountain around 7pm, but then of course there's celebration time to factor in, we'll be heading to the local pub to refuel afterwards and recognise your achievements!

The event normally costs £155pp but we are asking for just £90pp for individuals or £90 per team (£30pp) to be involved. This covers: Guides, safety provision, hot drinks & snacks, t-shirts and minibus transport.

Challengers will need to bring their own:

- Rucksack
- Rucksack liner/dry bags
- Head torch (+ spare batteries)
- Waterproofs (jacket & trousers)
- Walking boots
- Hiking socks (+ spares)
- Gloves & hat (+ spares)
- Hiking trousers
- Warm thermal/fleece layers (+ spares)
- Insulated jacket
- 1L Water bottle
- Pre-made breakfast & lunch

We'll be running a minibus from the start Wasdale, Cumbria to Keswick. Cumbria and on to St Johns in the Vale, Cumbria where we will finish so you will need to be able to get a lift to Wasdale and a pick up from St John's in the Vale, family and friends are welcome to join us at the end to welcome our hikers down from the final mountain and celebrate at the pub!

We would encourage teams to arrange their own transport to ease logistics (it's a fantastic scenic drive around the Lake District for any friends or family who don't want to hike but are happy to offer their support through driving!)

If you would like to get involved and test your legs in aid of this great cause, or have any questions then contact Becki & Dan from INTO THE OUTSIDE!

Email: intotheoutside@hotmail.co.uk
Call/Text/Whatsapp: 07966140649 / 07749764640
Facebook/Instagram: Send us a message!

It would be fantastic to have you, and any friends, family or colleagues that you can rally together on board! Spread the word and have a fantastic day out for a fantastic cause!

We'll support you in preparing for the event and will send you a fundraising link to share with everyone you know! It will keep a track of your personal sponsorship and our overall total, lets aim HIGH folks!
SHARE this event to spread the word as wide as possible!

Becki & Dan
Into the Outside

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 7 Mar 2020 05:00 to 19:00
It will be an early 5am start on the Saturday so participants will need to stay locally in Cumbria on the Friday night. We'll aim to be down from our final mountain around 7pm, but then of course there's celebration time to factor in, we'll be heading to the local pub to refuel afterwards and recognise your achievements!

We'll be running a minibus from the start Wasdale, Cumbria to Keswick. Cumbria and on to St Johns in the Vale, Cumbria where we will finish so you will need to be able to get a lift to Wasdale and a pick up from St John's in the Vale, family and friends are welcome to join us at the end to welcome our hikers down from the final mountain and celebrate at the pub!

We would encourage teams to arrange their own transport to ease logistics (it's a fantastic scenic drive around the Lake District for any friends or family who don't want to hike but are happy to offer their support through driving!)

Prices

Free entry

We are encouraging people to enter as individuals who will take on all 3 stages or teams of 3 (where each team member does one of the 3 stages).

The event normally costs £155pp but we are asking for just £90pp for individuals or £90 per team (£30pp) to be involved. This covers: Guides, safety provision, hot drinks & snacks, t-shirts and minibus transport.

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Map reference: NY 266234  Lat: 54.60041 Long: -3.13767

Take jct 40 from the M6 onto the A66 from Penrith to Keswick.

Accessible by Public Transport: 18 miles from Penrith station

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